Trebots @ Sunday February 2nd 2014 12:52

I've met the odd Ecuatorian Hitler and Congolese Genghis Khan, but here from Simon Romero at the NYT is the nec plus ultra ("SHARE-Lockee WHOLE-mees"; Xerox, Autenticada and Fotocópia) of modern Romance naming custom.

  1. looby
    February 2nd 2014 16:00

    I heard a case a long time ago on Radio 4 of an illiterate Southern African woman wanting to give her son a name of gravitas, so after a perusal of her Bible named him Oxford University Press.

  2. Trebots
    February 5th 2014 21:38

    http://www.que.es/ultimas-noticias/curiosas/201401201656-encarcelan-palestino-israel-llamarse-hitler.html

 

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